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|Too Late for Tears|
This is pure noir. Lizabeth Scott and Arthur Kennedy are a couple who receive a satchel full of money that was intended for someone else (Dan Duryea). He wants to turn the cash over to the authorities; she wants to keep it---no matter what the consequenses: "Jane, Jane, what's happening to us---what's happening. The money sits down there in an old leather bag and yet it's tearing us apart. It's poison, Jane...
Keywords: noir; suspense; murder; crime
Downloads: 118,452 (15 reviews)
Edmond O'Brien and Frank Lovejoy pick up a hitch-hiker (William Talman) who turns out to be an insane escaped convict. The mpeg2 file is ready to be loaded into dvdAuthorGUI to create a DVD to watch on your television.
Keywords: suspense; terror; hitch-hiker; murder; convict
Downloads: 48,090 (14 reviews)
|Santa Fe Trail|
The year is 1854. Robert E. Lee is Superintendent of West Point, where J.E.B. Stuart (Errol Flynn) and George A. Custer (Ronald Reagan) are classmates. In the dormitory, one of the cadets (Van Heflin) reads aloud the secession-promoting pamphlets of abolitionist John Brown. At graduation, the address is given by Secretary of War Jefferson Davis. J.E.B. Stuart and Custer are assigned to the 2nd Cavalry in the Kansas territory, where they have to deal with John Brown...
Keywords: Errol Flynn; Ronald Reagan; Civil War; western; Robert E. Lee; Van Heflin; Olivia de Havilland; Alan Hale; Raymond Massey; pdmovies
Downloads: 180,872 (7 reviews)
|Marie Galante - Wilfred R Sheehan|
An early Spencer Tracy outing in this spy thriller set in Panama.
Keywords: Spencer Tracy; Spies; Panama Canal
Downloads: 10,420 (8 reviews)
|Studio One - Two Sharp Knives - Franklin J Schaffner|
This is Season 2 Episode 10 Original Air Date 14 November 1949 Based on a story By Dashiell Hammet CAST Stanley Ridges Wynne Gibson Theodore Newton Peggy French Richard Purdy Hildy Parks Robert Emhardt Seth Arnold William Lee Tony Pellerin Paul Porter Richard Robbins Abe Vigoda Roland Wood Charles Kuhn Features original Westinghouse ads/demonstrations with Betty Furness
Keywords: Classic TV; Studio One; Dashiell Hammett
Downloads: 4,103 (4 reviews)
|Kid Monk Baroni - Jack Broder and Herman Cohen|
From IMDb: Leonard Nimoy is "Kid" Monk Baroni, the leader of a street gang who becomes a professional boxer to escape his life in "Little Italy" New York. Also Starring: Richard Rober, Bruce Cabot, Allene Roberts, and Mona Knox
Keywords: Action; Gangs; Boxing
Downloads: 14,266 (10 reviews)
|The Amazing Mr. X - Ben Stoloff|
1948 B thriller shot by renowned cinematographer John Alton, who was also involved with the following films already available on the archive: T-Men (1947), He walked by night (1948), Hollow triumph (aka The scar) (1948), The crooked way (1949), Reign of Terror (1949) and The big combo (1955). IMDB page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040829/ Two years after the accidental death of her husband, Christine Faber (Lynn Bari) is trying to put her life back together and move forward...
Keywords: Turhan Bey; Lynn Bari; Cathy O'Donnell; Richard Carlson; John Alton; Film Noir
Downloads: 29,004 (10 reviews)
|The Sun Sets at Dawn|
Reporters gather as a young man who may be innocent waits to be the first in the prison's history to be killed by the electric chair.
Keywords: electric chair; execution; prison
Downloads: 4,119 (1 review)
|The Bloody Brood|
Peter Falk, a drug-dealer who consorts with beatniks, decides that it would be a thrill to murder. The IMDB entry is here.
Downloads: 4,042 (9 reviews)
|LIANE, JUNGLE GODDESS video & audio upgrade - Helmuth Volmer|
This print is significantly sharper than the existing IA copy. Also, the audio is in sync. A jungle girl adventure produced in West Germany. It became a US grindhouse hit in the early '60s because of Marion Michael's nudity Directed by Edvard von Borsody German release 1956 US release 1959 dubbed English complete print a.k.a. "Liane, das Madchen aus dem Urwald"
Keywords: Adventures; jungle girls; grindhouse; Marion Michael; Hardy Kruger
Downloads: 3,147 (2 reviews)
|How Awful About Allan - George Edwards, Aaron Spelling|
Allan (Anthony Perkins) is blamed for an accidental fire that killed his father (Kent Smith), disfigured his sister (Julie Harris) and landed him in an institution. Eight months later, partially blind and guilt-stricken, he's let out of an institution and rents a room from his estranged sibling in an effort to put his life back together, but someone is out for revenge and wants to drive him crazy.
Keywords: Drama; Horror; Mystery; Thriller; Anthony Perkins
Downloads: 33,715 (10 reviews)
|For You I Die|
A prison inmate trying to go straight is forced into participating in a prison break by another convict. After the two men escape, they separate. The reluctant inmate hides out in a cafe, where he falls in love with a waitress who works there - who he doesn't know is the girlfriend of the convict who forced him to escape.
Keywords: Film-Noir - Crime Drama; 1940s; Feature Films
Downloads: 15,032 (5 reviews)
|Whistle Stop - Seymour Nebenzal , Philip Yordan|
When beautiful Mary (Ava Gardner) returns home to her "whistle stop" home town, long-standing feelings of animosity between two of her old boyfriends leads to robbery and murder.
Keywords: Drama; Crime; Film-Noir; Ava Gardner
Downloads: 32,950 (7 reviews)
|NOTHING SACRED video quality upgrade - David O Selznick|
This print is much sharper and cleaner than the existing IA copy, and it is in the correct aspect ratio. A telling spoof of instant celebrity culture and one of the thirties' great screwball comedies with a cast well suited to its whacky screenplay. Directed by William Wellman. Released in 1937. Complete print.
Keywords: comedies; screwball comedies; Carole Lombard; Fredric March; Charles Winninger; Walter Connolly
Downloads: 1,282 (1 review)
|The Vampire Bat - Phil Goldstone|
"These are the TALONS of The Vampire Bat" This copy is sharper than the others that appear on the Internet Archive. Copyright Status: PUBLIC DOMAIN Registered: THE VAMPIRE BAT. 1933. 7 reels. Credits: Producer, Phil Goldstone; director, Frank Strayer; screen story, Edward T. Lowe; film editor, Otis Garrett. (c) Majestic Pictures Corp.; 19Jan33; LP3579. NO RENEWALS FOUND. There are two versions available for download: - NTSC (480p @ 24 fps) Run Time: 1:02:37 - PAL (576p @ 25 fps) Run Time: 1:00:0...
Keywords: vampire; bat; horror; golden age; Lionel Atwill; Fay Wray; Melvyn Douglas; Dwight Frye; George E Stone; Frank Strayer
Downloads: 4,754 (4 reviews)
|Earthworm Tractors - Samuel Bischoff, Hal B. Wallis|
Joe E. Brown as Andrew H. Botts, wreaks havok on a small town after coning his way into a salesman position for the Earthworm Tractor company.
Keywords: Comedy; Romance
Downloads: 28,387 (22 reviews)
|Shock - Aubrey Schenck|
This post-World War II suspense thriller sets off an emotional roller coaster after the psychologically fragile wife of a POW (Anabel Shaw) witnesses a brutal murder from a hotel window while waiting to be reunited with her husband (Frank Latimer). By the time he arrives, she's nearly comatose with shock. The hotel's psychiatrist (Vincent Price) is called in to help Film noir classic, noted for its dark themes, stark camera angles and high-contrast lighting.
Keywords: Horror; Thriller; Film-Noir
Downloads: 31,194 (11 reviews)
|The Cameraman - Buster Keaton|
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0018742/ Buster Keaton - The Cameraman Runtime:67 min / USA:75 min (TCM print) Country:USA Language:English Color:Black and White Aspect Ratio:1.33 : 1 more Sound Mix:Silent Certification:Australia:G / Brazil:Livre
Downloads: 35,110 (9 reviews)
 Three sex researchers discuss their wildest cases, as told to them by their patients. A "Nudie Cutie" exploitation movie . The story is just a reason to look at nude women.
Keywords: full movie; nudie cutie; sexploition; stripping; peeping tom; nudity
Downloads: 179,778 (5 reviews)
|The Man Who Cheated Himself - Felix E. Feist|
"Tough cop helps his lover cover up the shooting of her wealthy husband. Mainstream noir, primarily distinguished by its acting and San Francisco visuals." - noir expert Spencer Selby Cast: Lee J. Cobb, John Dall, Jane Wyatt, Lisa Howard. 81 min.
Downloads: 59,453 (19 reviews)
|Broadway Jungle - Phil Tucker|
So what that it has nothing to do with Broadway. So what that the acting is awful and the production values nonexistent (except for Foley FX which consist of a cricket and a car horn). So what that it seems twice as long as it actually is. Because now you have a foolproof way to get rid of unwanted house guests. Just flip on this movie, and watch 'em scatter. Written and directed by Phil Tucker. Released in 1955...
Keywords: comedy?; drama?; Hall Braun; Paul Doro; Dalia Figueroa
Downloads: 204 (1 review)
|Jail Bait - Edward D Wood Jr|
Jail Bait (1954) Directed by Edward D Wood Jr. A Howco Release A vicious criminal uses plastic surgery to escape the police.This movie features Steve Reeves (undubbed). This is the original version of the film released in 1954. This film was registered for copyright (1954 LP3883) and never renewed. It entered the public domain on 1 January 1983.
Keywords: Edward D Wood Jr; Mystery; Crime Thriller; Steve Reeves; Delores Fuller; Lyle Talbot; Ed Wood
Downloads: 37,740 (14 reviews)
|The Scar - Steve Sekely|
A film noir exploration of the doppelganger theme. A criminal attempts to impersonate his psychiatrist double. Directed by Steve Sekely
Keywords: film noir; paul henreid; Joan Bennet; Steve Sekely
Downloads: 2,042 (1 review)
|THE PHANTOM BROADCAST - W T Lackey|
Events surrounding the murder of a phony radio star and notorious ladies' man. Stars Ralph Forbes and Vivienne Osborne. Gail Patrick, Louise Beavers and George "Gabby" Hayes have supporting roles. Directed by Phil Rosen Released in 1933 Tape-transferred complete print a.k.a. "False Fronts"
Keywords: dramas; melodramas; radio crooners; Ralph Forbes; Vivienne Osborne; Gail Patrick; Louise Beavers (uncredited); George Hayes
Downloads: 843 (1 review)
|Bees In Paradise (1944)|
Four airmen bail out of doomed airplane and parachute to a remote island. The island is ruled by Amazon type women and men are considered dispossable and only useful for breeding purposes. Mystic Nights Videos
Keywords: Arthur Askey; Anne Shelton; Peter Graves; Ronald Shiner; Jean Kent; Max Bacon; Antoinette Cellier; Joy Shelton; Beatrice Varley; Paradise; Mystic Nights Videos; Comedy; Musical
Downloads: 10,583 (2 reviews)
|Cottage to Let - Edward Black|
AKA: Bombsight Stolen A wartime evacuee (George Cole) from London arrives in a small Scottish village to stay in Mrs Barrington's (Jeanne De Casalis) cottage. However the arrival of a wounded Spitfire pilot (John Mills) and a mysterious bald gentleman (Alastair Sim) means the boy must stay in the Barrington's house. At the house Mr Barrington (Leslie Banks) and his assistant (Michael Wilding) are working on a top-secret new bombsight to help the war effort...
Keywords: Mystery; Thriller; War; Leslie Banks
Downloads: 12,339 (12 reviews)
|A Christmas Without Snow - Korty Films|
A divorced woman (Michael Learned) moves to a new city with her child, trying to build her life again. She joins the choir of a local church but has some personality conflicts with the choirmaster (John Houseman), a curmudgeonly old gentleman who will accept nothing but perfection from his group. As Christmas approaches the choir practices for the big show and the director pushes them all to their emotional limits...
Keywords: Drama; Christmas; Movie Powder; avi; pdmovies; John Houseman
Downloads: 39,002 (7 reviews)
|Please Murder Me|
No more uploads I was very satisfied with FTP uploading at archive.org. I was able to see exactly how much of the upload had been completed. I was able to see the rate at which the upload was progressing. And, perhaps most important of all, I was able to resume an interrupted upload. In other words, if I had uploaded 90% of a file when the connection was lost, all I had to do was reconnect and upload the remaining 10%...
Keywords: murder; lawyer; Raymond Burr; noir; thriller; Angela Lansbury; Perry Mason; Dick Foran; John Dehner; Denver Pyle
Downloads: 65,901 (21 reviews)
|Guest in the House (1944)|
Story of a young woman's obsessive love. Evelyn (Anne Baxter), an emotionally unstable woman, stays at the home of her doctor Dan Proctor (Scott McKay). She meets and falls in love with the doctors brother Douglas, but he is already happily married. Evelyn decides she will break up the marriage. Mystic Nights Videos
Keywords: Anne Baxter; Ralph Bellamy; Aline MacMahon; Ruth Warrick; Scott McKay; Marie McDonald; Jerome Cowan; Margaret Hamilton; Percy Kilbride; Connie Laird; Mystic Nights Videos
Downloads: 31,078 (5 reviews)
|Paolo Heusch's THE DAY THE SKY EXPLODED (1958) HQ|
aka "La morte viene dallo spazio", a sheaper italian remake of George Pal's production of "When Worlds Collide" (1951). The Cinematography is made by none other than Mario Bava (wrongly spelled "Fava" here). The music is by Carlo Rustichelli. more info on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051951/
Keywords: Science Fiction; disaster movie; Paul Hubschmid; Paolo Heusch; Mario Bava; Carlo Rustichell; Samuel Z. Arkoff
Downloads: 1,631 (1 review)
|Here is Germany|
Here is Germany was made to prepare soldiers who had not seen combat to go to Germany for the US occupation after the May 8, 1945 unconditional surrender. The film was, however, never used for its intended purpose. Here is Germany was a 1945 propaganda documentary film directed by Frank Capra. Like its companion film, Know Your Enemy: Japan, the film is a full-length exploration of why one of the two major Axis countries started World War II and what had to be done to keep them from "doing it ag...
Keywords: WWII; Propaganda; Frank Capra
Downloads: 67,388 (13 reviews)
|INVASION OF THE BEE GIRLS widescreen & quality upgrade. - Fred Weintraub|
This is the original widescreen print, which is significantly sharper than the 4:3 print here at IA. According to IMDB this version also is in the public domain. Anyway, how could you not like a movie with dialog like this: "We balled and we balled and we balled, until he dropped dead." Besides, there are many happy endings, and it gives a whole new meaning to, "What's the buzz?" Directed by Denis Sanders...
Keywords: sci fi; exploitation; sexploitation; lethal sex; nudity; entomology gone wild; killer housewives
Downloads: 6,097 (5 reviews)
|Timetable (aka Time Table) - Mark Stevens|
After the theft of $500,000 in a carefully executed train robbery, an insurance investigator (Mark Stevens, who also doubled as director and producer) is forced to cancel a planned vacation with his wife to assist a railroad detective in identifying the culprits and recovering the money. However, private preoccupations weigh on his mind and he grows increasingly restless as the investigation goes on...
Keywords: film noir; train robbery; Mark Stevens; King Calder; Felicia Farr; Marianne Stewart; Wesley Addy
Downloads: 25,220 (6 reviews)
|Dangerous Lady. - George R Batcheller|
PRC's attempt at a Thin Man style mystery, co-starring Neil Hamilton and June Storey. Directed by Bernard B Ray (as B B Ray) Released in 1941. Complete print.
Keywords: mysteries; whodunits; comedies; Neil Hamilton; June Storey; Douglas Frowley; Evelyn Brent
Downloads: 1,573 (3 reviews)
|Whispering City (1947)|
A reporter hears that a famous actress is dying in a hospital after being hit by a car. She goes to the hospital to interview the actress, who tells the reporter that her wealthy fiance, who was killed in an accident several years before, was actually murdered. Before long the reporter finds herself in a web of corruption, mental illness and murder.
Keywords: Film-Noir; Crime; Crime Drama
Downloads: 18,992 (5 reviews)
|DER BRAVE SOLDAT SCHWEJK: Heinz Ruehmann|
"DER BRAVE SOLDAT SCHWEJK" stellt eine antimilitaristisch-satirische Tragikomoedie aus dem Jahre 1960 dar, frei nach dem Schelmenroman gleichen Titels von Jaroslav Hasek (1883 bis 1923), mit dem legendaeren Heinz Ruehmann in einer herausragenden Paraderolle, in der er den schlitzohrigen Hundehaendler Schwejk spielt. Dieser repraesentiert einen typischen Prager Charakter, welcher sich mit List und Witz durchs Leben schlaegt und nach Kraeften bemueht ist, seiner allfaelligen Kriegsdienst-Verpflich...
Keywords: Soldat; Schwejk; Heinz Ruehmann; Tragikomoedie; Film; Spielfilm; Jaroslav Hasek; Schelmenroman; Hauptdarsteller; Prag; List; Witz; Weltkrieg; Kriegseinsatz; Komoedie; Humor; Satire
Downloads: 7,980 (3 reviews)
|The Fat Man (1951) - William Castle|
Brad Runyon (played by J. Scott Smart) travels from New York to California to unravel the mystery of the death of a kindly dentist. This is a spin off of the radio show of the same name where Smart also played the title role. Also features Rock Hudson and Julie London Film not in perfect shape. There are a few jumps, but the story is complete.
Keywords: Old Time Radio; Detective; mystery; feature_film; Rock Hudson; Julie London; Old Time Radio
Downloads: 12,656 (10 reviews)
|Flesh and Blood (1922)|
David Webster escapes from prison after 15 years, having been framed by Fletcher Burton, a prominent businessman. He hides out with Li Fang, a Chinese politician and former friend of Webster's. In order to move about the city undetected, he disguises himself as a cripple, dragging himself about on a pair of crutches. At a local mission, he meets his daughter, a young girl known as "The Angel Lady" because of her many kindly deeds and good works...
Keywords: Silent Film; Lon Chaney; Public Domain; Chinatown; 1920's
Downloads: 3,481 (1 review)
|THE FLYING SERPENT 1945|
GEORGE ZUCCO STARS AS A SCIENTIST WHO DISCOVERS AN ANCIENT BIRD IN MEXICO.
Downloads: 8,393 (7 reviews)
|THE FLYING SERPENT 1945|
GEORGE ZUCCO PLAYS A SCIENTIST WHO DISCOVERS AN ANCIENT BIRD IN MEXICO.
Downloads: 11,055 (6 reviews)
|C-Man - Irving Lerner, Joseph Lerner|
When his best friend is murdered in pursuit of jewel smugglers, customs agent Cliff Holden (Dean Jagger) finds himself assigned to track down the killers and close the case. He flies to Europe in order to catch a return flight on which a chief suspect (Réné Paul) will be traveling.
Keywords: Crime; Film-Noir; Drama
Downloads: 6,657 (4 reviews)
|Cleopatra - Helen Gardner|
Cleopatra is a silent film created in 1912 by Helen Gardner and the Helen Gardner Picture Players. The film, in which Gardner stars in the title role, was based on a play written by Victorien Sardou. In a series of elaborately staged tableaux, it depicts Cleopatra (Gardner) and her love affairs, first with handsome fisherman-slave Pharon, then with Marc Antony. The film features lavish sets and costumes and at just over an hour, it was considered fairly lengthy.
Keywords: Cleopatra; Julius Caesar; Mar Antony; Helen Gardner; Charles Gaskill; Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; Ancient Rome; Silent; Silent film
Downloads: 8,130 (3 reviews)
This is a pair of old Russian color films, with music and sound effects dubbed in. It's like the 3-stooges, but in color... and Russian. If anyone knows more or can read the title, please ad a comment.
Downloads: 9,567 (6 reviews)
|La Ciociara (Two Women) - Carlo Ponti|
The Film tells the story of a woman trying to protect her teenaged daughter from the horrors of war. The film won the Academy Award for Best Actress (Sophia Loren). It was the first time an actress won an acting award for a non-English speaking role.
Keywords: Drama; War
Downloads: 168,441 (12 reviews)
|Soziale Plastik - Lutz Mommartz|
Joseph Beuys nimmt die Herrausforderung an, sich dem anonymen Zuschauer auszusetzen. Joseph Beuys accepts the challange to expose himself to the anonym espectator.
Keywords: Lutz Mommartz; german cinema
Downloads: 6,839 (4 reviews)
|Royal Wedding - Arthur Freed|
Brother and sister dancing duo Tom and Ellen Bowen (Fred Astaire and Jane Powell) travel to merry old England. There, against the backdrop of the impending wedding of royals, they go about the usual comedic pursuit of love. This film is probably most memorable for Astaire's dream sequence that has him dancing on the ceiling. The source is not of the best quality, with analog artifacts and blownout color...
Keywords: musical; comedy; dance
Downloads: 225,695 (8 reviews)
|Shocker Internet Drive In - Week 50: "Moon Men" Marathon|
Hello again and welcome to the Shocker Internet Drive In's 50th presentation! Who would have thought that we would make it this long, much less maintain interest, but if it wasn't for you, our loyal patrons, our monthly little tributes to the long lost drive in would be nothing. So, with our helmets on and jetpacks firing, we say a warm and hearty "Thank You" to all our visitors. And, as a special surprise, we thought we would bring you something a little different...
Keywords: drive in; horror; sci fi; Commando Cody; Rocket Man; Moon
Downloads: 762 (1 review)
|Quicksand - Mort Briskin, Samuel H. Stiefel|
After borrowing $20 from his employer's cash register, an auto mechanic is plunged into a series of increasingly disastrous circumstances which rapidly spiral out of his control.
Keywords: Crime; Drama; Film-Noir; Mystery; Mickey Rooney; Peter Lorre
Downloads: 13,084 (10 reviews)